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Old 01-11-2019, 10:53 PM   #1
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hi, i have a bunch of packout boxes that i am trying to figure out a way to stack in shevles or something in the bed of my truck. i have a canopy. any suggestions?
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OK that's my biggest gripe with the packout..the base is too tall (even on its side, to fit inside a truck bed with cover). That a huge design flaw if you ask me.

What I do,is put the packout INSIDE the truck..


First- fold up back seat (in pickup), and set the base with wheels first. Place a strap from metal headrest to packout base handle.The strap will secure the packout form falling forward onto the front seat or falling sideways. Then begin stacking packout boxes on top. Pain in the ass to remove one by one, but they're safe inside the truck and it is nice to drive around with my tools in at all times with less worry about them being stolen from bed...

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OK that's my biggest gripe with the packout..the base is too tall (even on its side, to fit inside a truck bed with cover). That a huge design flaw if you ask me.



What I do,is put the packout INSIDE the truck..





First- fold up back seat (in pickup), and set the base with wheels first. Place a strap from metal headrest to packout base handle.The strap will secure the packout form falling forward onto the front seat or falling sideways. Then begin stacking packout boxes on top. Pain in the ass to remove one by one, but they're safe inside the truck and it is nice to drive around with my tools in at all times with less worry about them being stolen from bed...
What self respecting contractor uses a truck with a bed cover?

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I have a roll bed cover

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I have a roll bed cover

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yeah, who wants a froze ball!!

I dont really use my box for much

some material for day to day stuff, but I dont really carry any tools in my pickup.

almost always have my tool trailer where in working

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yeah, who wants a froze ball!!

I dont really use my box for much

some material for day to day stuff, but I dont really carry any tools in my pickup.

almost always have my tool trailer where in working

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I imagine there is adequate space in your monstrosity of a trailer.

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I keep my Milwaukee packout boxes full of tools. Sure is nice to know they're dry and secure. Can get 2 little giants, several 5 gallon pails of tool belts and associated misc items, a carpenters box, and still have plenty of room to roll the boxes in and lay them on their back. very organized. I like them so much I have 3 sets so all my trucks are set up the same way.

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